Cairo, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 6,355. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,637 (+4.4% change)
Males: 3,076 (48.4%), Females: 3,279 (51.6%)

Greene County

Zip code: 12413

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $35,995 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,700 (year 2000)

Races in Cairo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (27.1%), Irish (21.8%), Italian (19.1%), English (6.4%), United States (5.6%), Dutch (4.2%).

Elevation: 343 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cairo

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cairo town

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

7.5% Foreign born (6.7% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cairo:

  • COLUMBIA GREENE MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 9 miles; CATSKILL, NY)
  • BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; KINGSTON, NY)
  • KINGSTON HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; KINGSTON, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cairo:

  • ALBANY INTL (about 33 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 48 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
  • STEWART INT’L (about 56 miles; NEWBURGH, NY; ID: SWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cairo:

  • FREEHOLD (about 5 miles; FREEHOLD, NY; ID: 1I5)
  • GREENVILLE-RAINBOW (about 8 miles; GREENVILLE, NY; ID: 1H4)
  • SOUTH ALBANY (about 21 miles; SOUTH BETHLEHEM, NY; ID: 4B0)
Amtrak station near Cairo:

  • 15 miles: HUDSON (69 S. FRONT ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cairo:

  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 29 miles; ALBANY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 29 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 3,116)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 30 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 14,168)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 33 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • UNION COLLEGE (about 37 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,315)
  • CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA (about 37 miles; HYDE PARK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,028)

Schools

Public high school in Cairo:

  • CAIRO-DURHAM HS (Students: 595; Location: 1301 RT 145; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cairo:

  • CAIRO ES (Students: 566; Location: 424 MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CAIRO-DURHAM MS (Students: 466; Location: 1301 RT 145; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Cairo:

  • CAIRO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $98,444; Location: 512 MAIN STREET; 21,252 books; 445 audio materials; 975 video materials; 39 serial subscriptions)